IGNOU B.Ed, M.Ed Admissions 2020: Courses, Last Date, Entrance Exam, Result

Updated On - July 31st 2019

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a wide range of academic programs, both short-term as well as long-term, leading to Undergraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Degrees and Doctoral Degrees.

The School of Education (SOE), IGNOU offers Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) and Master of Education (M.Ed) at UG and PG level, respectively, along with several other diploma, certificate, and professional courses. For fee details, candidates should check IGNOU Course & Fee structure. B.Ed. is a two-year duration course. 

For B.Ed and M.Ed courses, applicants must submit the filled-in application form along with the attested copies of documents as specified in Entrance-cum Admission Form. Foreign students residing in India with a valid student visa for the minimum duration of the program are also eligible for admission. For more info, candidate should check IGNOU Online Admission.

Applicants can stay updated with the latest events such as filling the application form, the release of admit card, checking exam details and downloading results.

Check IGNOU Student Login.  

For admission to B.Ed and M.Ed courses, students are shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance test, conducted by IGNOU Delhi and usually held in the month of August every year. As for the semester examinations, the University conducts Term-end Examination twice a year in the months of June & December.

To know more, check IGNOU Results.

Read more: IGNOU Admission 2020

How to Apply

Candidates will be required to register for the entrance exam (IGNOU B.Ed-2020 ‘ON-LINE) through the portal available at the official website.

One has to apply separately for the entrance exam and admission by submitting separate forms. The entry form is to be filled and submitted through online mode.

For the IGNOU B.Ed-2020 ‘ON-LINE exam:

  • Register and provide all the necessary details.
  • Note down the Application Number.
  • Proceed to the application section.
  • Mention the necessary details.
  • Upload the photograph and signature.
  • Pay the examination fees of INR. 600/- through debit/credit card

Download the Confirmation Page and print at least four copies of Confirmation Page.

Applicants who qualify the entrance test can apply for admission by filling the Admission Form.

  • Fill the admission form for B.Ed. 2020.
  • Paste their passport-sized photograph.
  • The instructions on the form should be read with the utmost care.
  • Provide all the details required.
  • Sign the declaration.
  • Pay registration fees.
  • Submit the form.

The forms can be submitted offline as well, along with the necessary documents.

While filling up the form, certain things are to be noted by the candidate that are stated below:-

  • Admission form must be compulsorily sent to the concerned regional center office. If sent to any other address, the form will not be entertained.
  • No change in category shall be allowed.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be mentioned in the advertisement. If an application is submitted after the deadline, it will not count.
  • If any application form is submitted without attested copies of educational and professional documents is liable to get rejected.

Students who are not able to clear their program within the maximum duration can take re-admission for an additional period in continuation of the earlier period.

Candidates seeking admission to the B.Ed./M.Ed. program are advised not to pay the program fee along with the online entrance exam form.

They will be contacted separately regarding their admission and payment of fees. The program fee should be paid only by way of Demand Draft drawn in favor of IGNOU payable at the city where one’s Regional Centre is situated. One must write in capital letters their name and the program, i.e., B.Ed., on the back of the Demand Draft to ensure proper credit of their fee to the relevant account.

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least minimum 50% aggregate of marks either in the Bachelor’s Degree and/or in the Master’s Degree in Sciences/Social Sciences/Commerce/Humanity (OR) Bachelor’s in Engineering or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks or any other qualification equivalent thereto.
  • Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum eligibility will be provided to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer)/ PWD candidates as per the rules of the Central Government.

Candidates must be:

  • Trained in-service teachers in elementary education
  • Or should have completed an NCTE recognized teacher education program through face-to-face mode.

Only those students whose results are declared and qualified at the time of submitting the entrance form are eligible


The reservation for SC/ST/OBC and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government/ State Government, whichever is applicable. There shall be a relaxation of 5% marks in favor of SC/ST/OBC and other categories of candidates.

The University provides reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the non-creamy layer of OBC, Economically Weaker Sections, War Widows, Kashmiri Migrants, and Physically Handicapped learners, as per the Government of India rules, for admission to its various programs.

Selection Process

Admission of eligible candidates to the B.Ed/M.Ed program shall be done on the basis of the score obtained in the online entrance test conducted by NTA all over India.

The candidate will be required to submit the online entrance exam form. The original documents are to be verified later after receiving an offer letter for admission at concerned regional centers.

  • Apply for IGNOU B.Ed entrance test 2020. 
  • Submit the form online on
  • Follow the instructions from the instruction bulletin. 
  • Communication will be done through email or mobile number.

The Entrance Test for B.Ed. will be held on 27th July 2020 (Tentative).

Hall tickets are dispatched ten days before the Entrance Test.

In case of non-receipt of Hall Tickets three days before the date of Entrance Test, they can download the same from the IGNOU website and report to the Examination Centre for appearing in the Entrance Test.

Result cards for the Entrance tests indicating the qualifying/non-qualifying status would be dispatched.

Note: The final admission to the program shall be subject to their rank in the merit list in the Entrance Test and production of proof of their eligibility at the time of the last date of submission of application along the with original certificates and program fees.

M.Ed Application Form: 

  • Read the information brochure. 
  • Check the eligibility. 
  • On the official website click on "Register". 
  • Fill the registration details. 
  • Click on the "submit" button. 
  • The student will get username through email or SMS. 
  • Now log in using username and password. 
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature. 
  • Pay INR. 1000/- using debit/credit card or net banking. 
  • Preview the application form. 
  • Save and print it. 

For M.Ed. the program fee is INR.36,000/- for the entire two years. For B.Ed. the program fee is INR. 50,000/- for the entire program. The total fee is to be paid at the time of admission.

Contact Details


Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) - Block 15-C, New Academic Building, Room No.: 11, IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068,

Phone No.:


Email:, Website

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



fazal mon

Last date for med apply ? Is it over ?

12 Nov, 2019 20:07
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Fazal, application dates for Jan session has not been released yet by the official website. As soon as any notification is released, it will be updated here.

13 Nov, 2019 12:08

med apply last date

14 Jul, 2019 18:48
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ravi, last date to apply for the course is July 31, 2019 (tentatively).

14 Jul, 2019 19:09

Can I do M.Ed distantly

01 Apr, 2019 13:03
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Heleny, yes, the university offers M.Ed as a distance course.

01 Apr, 2019 13:20
Iqra rasool

Can I apply for M.ed,i have completed .B.ed

25 Mar, 2019 14:26
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Iqra, yes, you may apply for M.Ed.

25 Mar, 2019 14:32
iqra misgar

Is entrance exam is compulsory to get admission for M.ed

25 Mar, 2019 16:13
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Yes, entrance exam is compulsory for admission in M.Ed.

25 Mar, 2019 16:51

Can I apply for M Ed after completing D El Ed(Diploma in Elementary Education)

05 Mar, 2019 20:39
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Kalpana, yes, you are eligible for taking admission in M.Ed.

05 Mar, 2019 21:31
Smriti Shahi

Is registration for M. Ed still open for session 2019_20

01 Mar, 2019 07:26
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Smrithi, no, the registrations for M.Ed has been closed.

01 Mar, 2019 18:02
Smriti Shahi

When it will open next and please do inform about M. A Education date also

01 Mar, 2019 21:58
Pranjit Haloi

Is there any possibility of admission open for m.ed course in 2019 in guwahati assam under ignou ?

15 Feb, 2019 15:49
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pranjit, kindly contact the university authorities for the relevant information.

15 Feb, 2019 16:18
Wasif Kareem

If we had done B Ed from any recognized universty, Is it compulsory for Med to have experience of two years teaching after Bed ,,,or inservice teachers can also take admission for Med via IGNOU ,(whether one is teching in school only from few months)

05 Feb, 2019 13:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Wasif, kindly check the eligibility criteria for this course in the article above.

05 Feb, 2019 14:48
Bijay Laxmi Gupta

Hi, i have completed b.ed from ignou in 2014 ,how can i apply for m.ed in ignou

02 Feb, 2019 11:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Bijay, application process for M.Ed is completely offline. One has to fill the application form and send it to the address mentioned along with the attested photocopies of the documents.

02 Feb, 2019 12:38
Safia farheen

15 the October 2019 is the notification date of M.ed

29 Jan, 2019 20:19

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